Roof angel

Description
This is part of the collection of Harry Hems, an Exeter-based Victorian master woodworker and stone sculptor. He collected many pieces of medieval woodwork during his renovations of churches, but unfortunately did not record where he obtained them from. Today each piece is covered in a dark coloured varnish but originally would have been painted in bright colours. Traces of these medieval pigments remain on many of the items in the Hems collection.
Accession Loan No.
128/1937/L5
Simple Name
architectural fragment
Full Name
roof angel
Collector / Excavator
Hems, Harry, Mr
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Common Name
roof angel
Material
wood
Period Classification
Medieval (1200-1500)
Collection Class
Architectural fragments
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:28
Updated At
2016-10-13 15:45:28

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